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English definition of “honest (to God/goodness)”

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honest (to God/goodness)

informal
used to emphasize that what you are saying is true: I tried to be nice to him, honest to God I did!
Translations of “honest (to God/goodness)”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於強調)上帝作證,說真的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于强调)上帝作证,说真的…
(Definition of honest (to God/goodness) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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